AIRLINE RECEIVER WILLIAMS COMMITS TO ARKANSAS TECH
Airline wide receiver Logan Williams has verbally committed to sign with Arkansas Tech.
Williams caught 35 passes for 521 yards and five touchdowns last season. Airline went 10-3 and won a share of the District 1-5A title.
Arkansas Tech is an NCAA Division II school that competes in the Great American Conference. The Wonder Boys went 5-6 overall last season and 3-5 in the conference.
BPCC HOSTS TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE TONIGHT
The Bossier Parish Community College Cavaliers host Tyler Junior College in a Region 14 men’s basketball game at 7 tonight.
Tyler (16-14, 7-3) is in third place in the Region 14 North Division. Tyler edged Paris 65-62 in its last outing.
BPCC (8-10, 1-9) is coming off a 67-56 road loss to Kilgore College, ranked No. 18 in the nation. The Cavs were even with Kilgore (18-3) with three minutes left in the game. Ty’Rell Winn and Brandon Burke led BPCC with 11 points each. Dimitri Smith led the team with 11 rebounds. Former Bossier star Lyndale James scored eight points and had 10 rebounds.
PARKWAY, AIRLINE PICK UP BOWLING VICTORIES
The Parkway boys and girls won matches Monday in bowling action at Holiday Lanes. The boys defeated Minden 23-4 and girls downed Loyola 25-2.
Parkway’s Darius Moye finished two pins shy of a perfect game and had a 700 series.
The defending district champion Airline girls won their opening match 19-8 over Byrd.
In other boys games, Haughton fell to Loyola 18-9 and Bossier lost to Byrd 22.5-4.5.
Here are the individual boys high games and series:
Parkway — Moye 298 (700); Jamie Neely 235; Matt Flynn 235.
Haughton — Dalton Jones 225 (609); John Crawford 180.
Bossier — Adam McDaniel 181; Shon Sainz 174 (462); Myra Martinez 165.
Here are the girls individual high games at series:
Parkway — Rebecca Hutton 168 (437); Rachel Landry 129; Alison Schmidt 113.
Airline — Sarah McComic 193 (525); Gabrielle Delecia 174; Belen Alderet 131.
BOSSIER, AIRLINE SPLIT FRESHMEN, JV GAMES
Bossier and Airline split freshmen and junior varsity boys basketball games Monday.
Airline won the freshmen game 30-28 and Bossier won the JV game 62-33. Tyriece Neal led the Airline freshmen with 11 points. Keldrick Owens and Dontavious Washington paced Bossier with nine each. Darius Leary topped the Bossier JV with 14 points. Warren Wynn added 12, Kentrell Hardy 11 and BJ Harris 10.
BULLDOGS RECEIVE MORE POINTS IN NATIONAL POLLS
RUSTON — After coming away with impressive road wins this past week over San Jose State and Utah State, the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs garnered points for the second consecutive week in the recent national polls.
After receiving two points in last week’s Associated Press Top 25 poll, the Bulldogs (18-3, 9-0 WAC) picked up six more to increase their total to eight which puts them at 33rd. The Bulldogs (18-3) also received one point for the first time this season in the USA Today/Coaches Top 25 poll.